The Build America bonds program was passed as part of the stimulus in 2009, and was aimed at continuing the investments put in community and state projects like building bridges and roads. Congress will decide if it should be extended after Jan. 1.
The all-star lineup of the Miami Heat hasn't quite lived up to expectations yet, but that doesn't mean sports fans aren't placing big bets on the team. Take this Miami bar owner, who's put his business on the line each time the Heat loses. Phil Latzman reports.
They are the most British of British institutions -- but pub owners say they are being hit from two directions: the global economic slowdown means people are buying fewer drinks -- and the housing collapse has reduced property values.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that's central to the debate over immigration. At issue is an Arizona law that punishes employers for knowingly hiring undocumented workers. Jeff Tyler has more.
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